Call for Presentations – 1st Annual Anarchism, Crime, and Justice Conference

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CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

1st Annual Anarchism, Crime, and Justice Conference
at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, USA

THEME:
Prison Abolition, Transformative Justice, and Fighting Repression

March 26 and 27, 2016
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DESCRIPTION

Activists and scholars working within the realm of challenging the current punitive criminal justice system are welcome to submit for the 1st Annual Anarchism, Crime, and Justice Conference, an anarchist criminology conference. This conference is structured around challenging and abolishing punitive justice, while promoting community-based alternatives such as restorative justice, transformative justice and Hip Hop battling. This conference welcomes all those interested in providing performances, workshops, lecturers, teach-ins, roundtables, and film screenings. Topics of interest include prison abolition, prisoner support, critiques of political repression, police abolition, de-colonialism, abolition of zero tolerance policies and the school to prison pipeline, all forms of academic repression, corporate repression, state terrorism, all things pertaining to youth justice, total liberation, intersectionality, horizontalism, LGBTTQQIA, mutual aid, disability liberation, Black liberation, indigenous sovereignty, racial justice, animal liberation, environmental justice, green anarchism, anarchism, and justice. This conference also welcomes all forms of art and music for social justice such as Hip Hop activism.

SUBMISSIONS

To submit your presentation for this conference please send the following information in a Word Doc. Title, 80 to 100 word third person biography in a paragraph, and a 150 to 200 word abstract.

Please send all information as an attachment via e-mail to: anarchistcriminology@gmail.com

DEADLINE

The deadline to submit materials for a presentation at the conference is February 11, 2016. You will know if you were accepted to present by February 15, 2016.

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SCHEDULE

Saturday March 26, 2016

9:00am Welcoming

9:30am

Room 1. Panel

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Room 2. Workshop/Roundtable

11:00am

Room 1. Panel

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3.

Room 2. Workshop/Roundtable

12:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm

Room 1. Panel

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2.
3.

Room 2. Workshop/Roundtable

3:00pm

Room 1. Panel

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3.

Room 2. Workshop/Roundtable

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Sunday March 27, 2016

9:30am

Room 1. Panel

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2.
3.

Room 2. Workshop/Roundtable

11:00am

Room 1. Panel

1.
2.
3.

Room 2. Workshop/Roundtable

12:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm

Room 1. Panel

1.
2.
3.

Room 2. Workshop/Roundtable
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For more information contact:
Anthony Nocella nocellat@yahoo.com or 315-657-2911

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Sponsors

Department of Sociology
Save the Kids
Durango Hip Hop
Durango Prisoner Letter Writing
Sociology Club
Dirty Hands Collective
Peace Studies Journal
Poetry Behind the Walls
Wisdom Behind the Walls
Academy for Peace Education
Institute for Hip Hop Activism
Critical Animal Studies Academy
Outdoor Empowerment
Eco-ability Collective

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